New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who had been abroad for medical check-up, returned home late Thursday night along accompanied by her son Rahul Gandhi. The 70-year-old leader is doing fine, according to a source. She had left the country earlier this month to an undisclosed destination for a "routine medical check-up".
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi left on March 16 to join her soon after attending the oath-ceremony of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
The Congress President had for the first time in many years not campaigned for her party in the just concluded assembly elections. The two leaders have returned to the country amid a growing ruckus in the party for structural changes within the party after its fiasco in the circuital Uttar Pradesh polls.A selection of leaders have also for elevating Rahul.
Sonia has not been keeping well for quite some time and has entrusted all party work to Rahul for a few months now. Party sources had earlier said that Sonia had gone abroad for a "routine medical check-up". Although, they did not disclosed her destination through there was speculation that she was in the United States where she had been getting treatments for an undisclosed ailment earlier.
Sonia has been mostly out of action after she was taken ill during a roadshow in Varansi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, on August 2 last and was admitted to the hospital. She has been to the hospital twice after that.